Re: Should "Star Trek IV" have introduced a different NCC-1701-A?
In the episode, Data was referring to computerized control-systems governing a starship, which may or may not affect the warp drive directly. In both stories (The Final Frontier
, "Evolution"), both Enterprise
s' warp drives appeared unaffected, from what I remember.
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